Dealing with Depression,  Boredom and Loneliness Virtual Peer Support Group
Welcome to Your Community 

This group is run Mondays at 7:15pm ET with Megan and Wednesdays at 10am ET with Colleen

We've kept it broad so people of all stripes can join in and share their experiences from mild feelings of loneliness to lifelong struggles with depression and find suggestions and tools to overcome and thrive with their peers

About the Moderators:

Colleen Qvist colleen.qvist@gmail.com

Colleen is a Credentialed Master Coach CMP. She has 30 years' experience of working in and with organizations and focusing on growing people and in turn organizations. She creates a space for people to be vulnerable and and to feel non-judged as they come to terms with change, connection, managing their stress, achieving BIG goals and finding the meaning in their lives. 

Megan Gasparotto megangrsw@hotmail.com

Megan is a Registered Social Worker who obtained her Masters of Social Work from University of Toronto and her Bachelor of Social Work from Ryerson University. Over the past ten years she has worked with adolescents, youth, adults and families in several different settings including community mental health, hospital, crisis services, school and live in treatment homes. She has worked with people experiencing a wide range of complex needs and challenges such as developmental, cognitive, physical and mental. She is passionate about helping others and works collaboratively from a strengths based, trauma informed and person-centred approach. She has provided individual, group and family therapy using an eclectic mix of therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy. She also has personal experience living with mental health challenges that enhances the work she does.

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